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Context of Horrid tortures; or, The unparalleled sufferings of John Coustos: : who nine times underwent the most cruel tortures ever invented by man, and sentenced to the gallies, four years, by command of the inquisitors of Lisbon, in order to extort from him the secrets of Free Masonry. From whence he was released by the interposition of His late Majesty King George the II. : To which is added, a selection of Masonic songs